Actor Nam Joo Hyuk recently showed off his fanboy side after attending a Golden State Warriors basketball game in the United States.
While he may have portrayed a swimmer in his recent drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, his passion for basketball has sparked even more intrigue among fans, especially due to his dedication to NBA star Stephen Curry.
He has been a fan of the Warriors star for a while now, even calling himself the “Korean Stephen Curry” on a previous occasion.
REMEMBER WHEN NAM JOO HYUK SAID THAT HES THE KOREAN STEPHEN CURRY OMG IM SHOOKT pic.twitter.com/NyKUjQEHz6
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His love of the sport has also found its place in his modeling career, including photo shoots where he is depicated as a star athlete, and in dramas such as Who are You?. Nam Joo Hyuk is tall, 6 foot 2, with an athletic build so the sport goes well with his physique.
Nam Joo Hyuk was recently at the Warriors vs Bulls game in the Oracle Arena, in which the Warriors won 123 to 92.He was one lucky fan as he was able to get some great shots of the Warriors’ Stephen Curry.
In all the excitement he posted a cute photo of himself professing his love commenting “Successful otaku”. This phrase refers to celebrities who are fans of other celebrities.
His co-star from Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, Lee Sung Kyung teased Nam Joo Hyuk by posting screenshots of him. Saying he was easy to pick out of the crowd she had a good laugh at her friend who was clearly immersed in the game.